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Fashion advice please!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by littlechicks02, Sep 21, 2015.

  1. littlechicks02

    littlechicks02 Out Of The Brooder

    Hi everyone, my issue is that my coop is one of the most ugliest things I've ever seen and it really stands out in the yard :sick! Any advice to make it a little bit attractive?
     
  2. Blooie

    Blooie Team Spina Bifida Premium Member

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    Yep. White lattice fencing will disguise and pretty up a coop and run quite nicely.

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  3. TalkALittle

    TalkALittle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Painting or staining things one neutral, natural color helps a structure blend in with it's background. Painting it all the same color also de-emphasizes any unattractive features. Adding trim painted a contrasting color can draw attention to features you like and away from the not-so-pretty ones. Attractive landscaping can do wonders for a coop's "curb appeal" too.
     
  4. littlechicks02

    littlechicks02 Out Of The Brooder

    Isn't paint toxic for chickens? Are there any types that aren't?
     
  5. TalkALittle

    TalkALittle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I suppose yes, if they managed to drink a bunch of it. Painted and dried on a wood coop, no.
     
  6. 123RedBeard

    123RedBeard Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Show us a picture of the ugliest little chicken coop! ;)
     
  7. littlechicks02

    littlechicks02 Out Of The Brooder

    . Thanks! I will get right on it
     

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